E Ink Introduces 1.73-inch Flexible Display for Smartwatches

Posted on June 3, 2013

E Ink has announced the launch of a 1.73-inch flexible display designed for use with smartwatch applications. The display is part of E Ink's Mobius line. The Sonostar smartwatch was jointly developed by E Ink's subsidiary Transmart Co. Ltd and Sonostar. The 1.73-inch Mobius display supports a resolution of 320X240 pixels with 16 greyscale levels.

The first commercial product to use the 1.73-inch display is the Sonostar Smartwatch, which was announced this week at Computex in Taipei, Taiwan.

Giovanni Mancini, director of product management for E Ink Holdings, said in a statement, "The joint development between Sonostar and Transmart is the perfect example of the how E Ink can help its customers get their product to market. E Ink displays enable unique products that capture the customer's imagination. Our business development team has the expertise to help our customers design the displays into their products in ways never before thought possible."

This video shows the SonoStar Smartwatch.

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